India's Middle Class Getting Fatter Thanks to Western Fast Food
The result? According to the article, "A November 2010 study by the National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation of India found that one in three children in private schools in New Delhi were obese, compared with one in 10 in government schools."
Another study predicts that as India and other Asian economies flourish, and more people adopt high-fat, high-sugar diets and sedentary lives in front of a computer, the region could face unprecedented numbers of chronic ailments, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes in the next 20 to 30 years. Oh, the price of prosperity.
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